Ephrata Staff

DAVID SNYDER, DPT, CSCS (Physical Therapist and Clinic Director)

BS, Business Administration, Messiah College, MS, Exercise Physiology, West Chester University, Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT), Arcadia University

Certifications:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS)

Highlights and Specialties:
David has several years of management and sports training experience and relies on his well rounded background to find and treat to root cause of each patient’s issue.  He particularly enjoys treating athletic and orthopedic injuries.

He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA).

In his spare time, David has been known to train for triathlons in the past and completed the Lake Placid Ironman in 2012.  When he is not at the office, David enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

DAULTON RUTTER, DPT, (Physical Therapist)

BA, Psychology, Arcadia University, Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Arcadia University, Graduated with Distinction

Highlights and Specialties:
Daulton enjoys treating orthopedic injuries from a wide variety of age groups. He is particularly interested in rehabilitation of lower extremity injuries in athletic populations. He has also developed a passion for educating patients regarding their injury to promote active participation in their rehabilitation and prevent future recurrence.

He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA). Daulton works with Brooke, seeing patients in our Ephrata office.

When not at the office, Daulton enjoys running, biking, playing and watching soccer, exploring the local food scene, and spending time with his wife.

 

LORI KERR (Physical Therapy Assistant)

Education:
BS, Social Work, Penn State University
AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, PA Institute of Technology

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT team member since 2017, Lori enjoys working as a team with David to ensure patients have the most effective recovery possible.  She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA).

When not at the office, Lori enjoys spending time with her husband of 25 years and her two sons, as well as cooking and running.

BROOKE MCCRACKEN (Physical Therapy Assistant)

Education:
BS in Exercise and Sport Science, Penn State University, AS in Physical Therapy Asst, Central Penn College

Highlights and Specialties:

A Hartz PT member since April 2019, she works with Luke Atkins, DPT treating patients of all ages with a variety of diagnoses. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association ( APTA) and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA).

When not at work, you can usually find Brooke and her husband at one of their three children’s sporting events. She enjoys traveling, getting together with family and friends and renovating their home.

 

KAREN TALARICO (Front Desk Coordinator)

Education:
Receptionist Certificate, Ashworth College Bristol Central High School

Karen enjoys helping patients on their road to recovery.   When not at the office, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, cooking, gardening, reading and photography.

CINDY JENKINS (Athletic Trainer, Ephrata High School)

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Education:
BS, Athletic Training, West Chester University

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT team member since 2002, Cindy is a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association.  As the athletic trainer of Ephrata high school, Cindy enjoys educating young athletes about injury prevention and watching them excel in their respective sports.  Cindy also occasionally helps us out as an aide on the therapy floor or as a friendly face at the front desk.  During the off season, you’ll find Cindy spending time with her husband and two wonderful children.